In Reply We thank Dr Grzybowski for his interest in our systematic review1 and for commenting about the perioperative anticoagulant management in patients with glaucoma.
In the Discussion, we mentioned that published consensus-based guidance specifically for the management of non–vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs) does not support the withdrawal of anticoagulation in patients undergoing cataract or glaucoma interventions.2
Caldeira D, Ferreira JJ, Costa J. Glaucoma Surgery and Anticoagulant Therapy—Reply. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(11):1365. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015.3073